Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • men and women

    Government failing the unemployed, says Alex

    March 27th, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Government failing the unemployed, says Alex

    Flagship programmes to help the unemployed back into work are failing to achieve their goals, Stockton North’s MP has said, as figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that less than one-third of people in the North East who ceased to claim Jobseekers Allowance did so after moving into work. Alex Cunningham highlighted this […]

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  • Cleveland Fire

    Fire fighter numbers slashed – and there are many more to go

    March 26th, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Fire fighter numbers slashed – and there are many more to go

    There are 88 fewer firefighters in Cleveland than in 2010 – and another 76 will go in the next two years, according to figures released by the Chief Fire Officer – putting at risk the Service’s ability to look after our homes and industry. In a letter to Stockton North Labour MP Alex Cunningham, Chief […]

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  • Alex & Alzheimers Society (March 2015)

    Alex vows memorable elections

    March 25th, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex vows memorable elections

    Stockton North’s Labour MP has pledged to make the upcoming elections memorable by taking action to support the 850,000 people living with dementia across the UK. Alex Cunningham joined representatives from Alzheimer’s Society in Westminster to meet people with dementia and commit to support those affected by the condition, and pledged his support for the […]

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  • Alex questions Government unemployment figures

    March 24th, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex questions Government unemployment figures

    Hundreds of people have gone missing from the Government statistics detailing people claiming Jobseekers Allowance in Stockton – and it could be hundreds of thousands across the country. The Government’s unemployment figures are being presented in a way that conceals an alarming truth, according to Stockton North Labour MP Alex Cunningham, who said it is […]

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  • drinks

    Alex celebrates Sheraton success

    March 23rd, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off on Alex celebrates Sheraton success

    The fight to stop the last pub on a Stockton estate being converted into a children’s nursery has been successful – just a week after the campaign to save it was launched. Stockton Borough Council has confirmed that they will refuse a request to set aside a covenant on The Sheraton on the Hardwick Estate […]

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